1560 in History



January 31 Spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois
March 7 Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, North Africa
March 13 Spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli
March 15 Failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France
July 6 England/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh
July 29 Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden
August 21 Tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy
September 25 Spanish king Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg, 1st archbishop of Utrecht









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